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Object Number:55-15-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sinhalese
Buddhist
Provenience: Sri Lanka
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 13
Late Date: 13
Section:Asian
Materials:Palm Leaf
Wood
Stain
Varnish
Paint
Technique:Stained
Varnished
Painted
Iconography:Pancapatitthanamaskara
Alavakasutta
Paticcasamuppada
Atuvaprartthanagatha padarthayi
Prartthanagatha
Narasihagatha
Bodhivandanagatha
Dhatuvandana
Maitribhavana
Detiskarma padarthayi
Upasakamanussavinaya varnnana
Buddhist ritual
Meditation
Buddhist doctrine
Buddhist Rules for Laity
Inscription Language:Pali (language)
Sinhalese Language
Sinhalese Script
Credit Line:Gift of Esmond R. Long, 1955
Other Number:M27 - Levitt Number
LO-1868-9 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Comments: Two lateral holes with a tie cord. Edges of leaves were once colored with a stain. Wood covers stained and varnished with a simple design using red and black painted over the stain before varnishing. The manuscript divides itself into thirteen sections. For the contents of Sections B and F see G.P. Malalaskera, Dictionary of Pali Proper Names.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Levitt, Stephan H. 1980. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Indic and Greater Indic Manuscripts in the Collection of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. The Library Chronicle. pg. 97-152 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 131-5View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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